In regions around the world, the climate crisis is causing more frequent and intense extreme weather events. From droughts to hurricanes to floods, these climate extremes are driving more people into severe hunger and poverty.
Over the last five years, a new report found that an estimated 378,000 people have made the arduous trek from their homes in Central America across the border into the United States.
To mark Nature Photography Day, we’re looking at ten stunning photographs from some of the hungriest places on earth.
On June 29th, World Food Program USA President and CEO Barron Segar sat down with the Executive Director of the Alliance to End Hunger, Eric Mitchell, to discuss hunger in Central America.
For International Day of the Tropics, we're taking a deeper look at how climate presents unique challenges for those living in the Dry Corridor and how WFP is helping to break the cycle of hunger.
Today, the global spotlight on the Central American migration crisis has left many to question what the root causes are of the migration. We have some answers, and they all boil down to one thing: hunger.
In the Dry Corridor of Central America, dry spells have ruined crops and shrunken lakes, pushing families to extremes to feed themselves. These six stories show just how daunting the challenge is.
There are no easy solutions to untangle America’s complex border challenges, but there are remedies that can alleviate vulnerable people's need to migrate. They begin with understanding what truly drives the hunger that prompts so many people to leave their homes.
Maria's family invested all their money in corn crops, then watched them wither away from drought. Now they're struggling to put food on the table and praying for rain.
You are hearing about all the migration. People have lost their jobs. They have lost their hope. We urgently need to help people with food as well as long-term development that requires more than a piecemeal approach.
Communities in Central America have hit rock bottom: Many now have nowhere to live and are staying in temporary shelters, surviving on next to nothing.
Eta arrived at the worst time, making life harder for millions of people already hard hit by years of erratic weather and the socioeconomic crisis COVID-19 caused.